The Canyon

Walking slowly, guided by stone walls that Rise beside me, thousands of feet in the air. Evidence of the power of patience, In millions of years, water can wear down stone. In the same way, we need to turn our will To pursue our goals. Flowing around barriers Until they are worn away with time. […]

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The Best Days of My Life

These days I feel I’m invincible Ready to take on the world alone I break rules, I escape gravity’s pull, Ready to disprove everything known. (They all say these are the best days of my life.) A few years later I have hit my stride I have a career, I am somebody. I have accomplishments, […]

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I will fight for you

I would fight for you with everything I’ve got With tooth and with nail, shed blood, sweat and tears With every ounce of muscle, get stabbed, get shot To protect you from every one of your fears I’d be your knight, your champion, your hero And protect you from every evil. In burning sun, drenching […]

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Loss

I sit on the hard-packed earth, feeling the chill of the frozen ground, my warmth seeping out into the air. A slight pain when my lungs fill Before smoke billows forward, a silent shout. There’s a chill in my heart, an empty space. You were there. You were sick. Now you are gone. I won’t […]

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You’re only 22

It is easy to fall into despair When you look at your life and can’t tell what You’ve done that matters. Why anyone should care If you disappear. When it sinks, your gut, Realizing that the things you want most Are always floating just out of your reach. When it feels your work is nothing […]

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New Dawn

The sun sets as I begin my journey- A single step and there’s no going back. In five years time I’m not sure who I’ll be Who I’ll miss, What I’ll have, what I’ll lack. Will I make new friends or new enemies, Will I lose those I already hold dear? Will I wake, see […]

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Transience

The meteor streaking across the sky Through the dwelling place of uncountable worlds The rainbow sphere bubble that floats and flies Tracing invisible currents as they whirl   The flower that is all too quick to wilt But leaves its fragrance lingering in the air The laughter of a child, musical lilt Lost in the […]

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